Top 10 Best Airlines in the World (Updated-List)

Best Airlines in the World:- As Oscars are to the film industry, one can swear by the Skytrax World Airline Awards for the aviation industry. These prestigious ranks and coveted accolades are decided by the votes of worldwide airline customers based on service, safety, and the overall experience from booking a ticket to driving out of the airport.

We have collected all the information and on the behalf of that information, we are presenting you a list of the 10 best airlines in the world. We hope that your journeys will be more comfortable after knowing about the world’s best airlines.

Best Airlines in the World 2021

16. British Airways


British Airways is the name of style, sophistication, and luxury. Facilities in their elite airplanes comprise wide convertible beds cum chairs, along with a fifteen-inch entertainment system for mood lighting. These things make your flight the least stressful.

Each seat has enough space for storage and power outlets for your mobile and laptop. This airline also provides an entertaining system because it is gadget-friendly.

15. Thai Airways

Thai Airways

This airline was founded in 1960. This airline made remarkable efforts to become one of Asia’s best airlines. It is known as a leader for quality services in the aviation industry. It offers the best airline ground services.

It provides outstanding first-class services and its economy seats are also comfortable. This airline also provides the best meals to its passengers. Pre-ordered meals cooked by famous Thai cooks are also provided.

14. Virgin Atlantic

Virgin Atlantic

Virgin Atlantic is basically a British airline. It was established in 1984. It offers the best amenities to its passengers. It is the airline that has the honor to offer the facility of personal entertainment for the very first time in this field.

The seats, it offers can be converted into beds. While traveling dim lights give travelers a pleasant and relaxing environment. A delicious meal is served to passengers on demand.

Airplanes of this airline have free bars and flying clubs. For having extreme relaxation, massage is offered in flight. It is one of the luxurious airlines in the world.

13. Japan Airlines

Japan Airlines

Japan Airlines provides one of the most lavish suites above the clouds. Its seats are designed in a stylish way. Its seats can be converted into a bed of six feet. It provides its traveler’s cushions, pillows, and flatbeds. It also offers delicious and good quality food.

The food which is provided is a traditional Japanese food that full fills an individual’s religious requirements as well. This airline also offers entertainment like large screens, games, films, and magazines, etc. 

The medical first ad is also provided when needed. Japan Airlines are equipped with cameras to view outside and airplane.

12. Lufthansa Airlines

Lufthansa Airlines

Lufthansa Airlines is the flag carrier of Germany. It is Europe’s largest airline both due to its fleet size and overall passenger-carrying capacity. This Airline is one of the world’s most expensive and luxurious airlines. It is also popular for proposing inventive ideas to enhance the level of services for its travelers.

In order to accommodate its exclusive passengers, the airline uses two of the finest jumbo jets in the world. These jets are known as Lufthansa Boeing 747 and Airbus A380. This airline offers its travelers a superb meal that is delicious.

Its sleeper seats can be converted into six feet and seven inches long beds. People comfortably sleep and relax in these seat cum beds.

11. Swiss International Air Lines

Swiss International Air Lines

Swiss International Air Lines is Switzerland’s flag carrier airline. It flies to destinations in Europe and to South America, North America, Asia, and Africa. Swiss Air Lines has a strong reputation for bounteousness and efficiency.

Its reputation is still at its peak among the world’s best airlines. While traveling, you will experience all the expected lavish services and appointments on this airline.

The Swiss business class seats are innovative and splendid and above the clouds, you can enjoy these seats as flatbeds. These flexible seats can be adjusted according to your requirements. There are multimedia systems and massagers for relaxation.

10. Qantas Airways

Qantas Airways

This leading Australian airline has made its place in the top 10 this year, fighting back from its financial setbacks. Qantas indeed proves to be the “Spirit of Australia”.

This airline also boasts of hosting the longest flight of 16 hours, covering almost 8500 miles. With a fleet of 117 airplanes and flying to 42 exotic destinations, Qantas Airways makes it at the 10th spot on this prestigious list.

9. EVA Airways


Budding from Taipei, Taiwan in 1989 EVA Air has created a niche for itself in the industry. They have been the pioneers in introducing premium economy cabins, called the “Elite class” in the airline language, which later inspired several other airlines.

It also vaunts the best “airline cabin cleanliness” award. Home to a fleet size of 63 aircraft and flying to 74 destinations (including Cargo) EVA Air is bumped to the 9th rank from the 12th position in the last year.

8. Garuda Indonesia

Garuda Indonesia Airways

This airline bounced back into the industry after 2009 with its new strategies. The mesmerizing fleet size of 136 air-crafts flyings to 102 destinations puts Garuda Indonesia in a lucrative 8th position.

With sheer determination, it has achieved the most improved airline award and flaunts the world’s best cabin crew team. Beautiful smiles, warm service, and a goodnight’s sleep are a few of the upsides of flying Garuda Indonesia. And it stands at 8th position in the list of top 10 best airlines in the world.

7. ANA All Nippon Airways

ANA All Nippon Airways

This “Inspiration of Japan” proves to be a magnanimous airline with the largest fleet of Dream-liner (Boeing-787) and a total of 205 air-crafts flyings to over 73 destinations.

Two things make All Nippon airways stand apart, primarily its unique marketing strategies and themes, not to forget the Star war theme and secondly the most fashionable cabin crew uniforms. Moreover, you also receive the best home airport services when flying with All Nippon Airways.

6. Etihad Airways

Etihad Airways

Etihad Airways a reasonably young company founded in 2003 in Abu Dhabi, Middle East flaunts a generous fleet of 122 air-crafts flyings to over 120 destinations.

Etihad Airline is the national airline of the United Arab Emirates. It is a true symbol of Arabian hospitality. It has five different seating classes that are attributed to outstanding facilities.

The Diamond first-class suite of this Airline is most luxurious. It offers an elite range of seats for the passengers. The seats can be converted into a private suite. It offers Minibar, 23 inch TV set, connectivity ports for devices, a seat changeable into bed, and changing room for all passengers.

Its steep growth and undoubted potential are reflected in its few unique features like a chef on board, mood lighting, noise-canceling headphones, and guest-first attitude. Thus it stands at the well-deserved 6th position in the list.

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5. Emirates Airlines

Emirates Airlines

This is undoubtedly the most popular airline worldwide with its operations based in Dubai, Middle East. Emirates has been winning the title of best in-flight entertainment continuously for the past 10 years.

Emirates has earned a name as a leader in the industry of aviation. It is a fast-growing airline. The salient features of this airline are outstanding facilities and privacy.

It offers to passengers a bench with a sliding door, a personal small bar, space to change, and a full mirror. The airline offers a private spa suite. The airline has also had elite-class bathrooms and shower fittings.

Live TV streaming keeps it much ahead of its competitors in this field. Moreover, an exquisite choice in regional cuisine, a shower spa in first-class, and top-notch amenity kits are a few of the airline highlights.

It also has the largest fleet of the super-jumbos Airbus 380 and Boeing 777 with a total of 222 air-crafts flyings to over 124 outlandish destinations.

4. Turkish Airline


It has been proudly the best airline in Europe for consecutive five years now, so undoubtedly it makes it the top 4th spot in this list. It incorporates a massive fleet size of 296 air-crafts and reaches over 280 destinations.

Turkish Airlines’ mind boggles you with an overall efficient, innovative, and wholesome experience in the air, but special features that are worth a mention are, its “chill out” music during heavy turbulence, exceptional in-flight entertainment, and the menu offered. Traveling at least once on the Turkish Airline is highly recommended.

3. Cathay Pacific Airways


This year Cathay Pacific Airways has dropped down to the third position from its undefinable first, but it still remains one of the most prominent airlines in the world. Their marketing strategy is sharply based on the frequency of flights to a destination that makes it very convenient, especially for business travelers.

Passengers who travel through Cathay Pacific Airways Limited never ever forget its conformability and wish their travel to be longer. In 2006, “Air Transport World Magazine” honored this airline to be “Airline of the Year”.

It offers its luxuries in a very inventive way, its first-class cabin looks like a suit instead of a seat. In the cabin, you will enjoy your own personal space, a leather bench, an LCD touch screen through which you will control everything. You can convert the bench of your cabin into a complete bed. Soft cushions will give you a very lavish experience.

This airline offers five types of International and Asian dishes. In this luxury airline, you will enjoy an adjustable TV screen, headphones, music, magazines, and all entertaining system.

Best economy seats, menu by Michelin starred chef, state of the art onboard rice cooker; the fleet size of around 146 air-crafts flying to 168 destinations makes Cathay Pacific Airways a well-deserved airline. It is standing at the well-deserved 3rd position in the listing of top 10 airlines.

2. Singapore Airlines

Singapore Airlines

Singapore Airlines has been a pioneer in several aspects like a complimentary beverage with a meal, fold-out leg, and calf rest, even the first to fly the Airbus 380. Traditional cabin crew in batik sarongs with the best in-flight service makes your experience a memorable one.

It comprises a fleet of around 106 air-crafts flyings to over 63 destinations. Impeccable overall excellence from service to safety standards and cabin comfort makes Singapore Airlines climb up the list from its last 3rd to the 2nd rank this year.

1. Qatar Airways

Qatar Airways

Introducing to you the world’s no. 1 airline, Qatar airways based in Doha. It is safe to declare Qatar Airways as one of the most luxurious airlines operating today spoiling you with a wide variety of cuisines, wines, and a selection of in-flight movies and songs. It has a fleet of 161 air-crafts connecting over 151 destinations worldwide.

More expansion is in the pipeline with a new order of 50 more air-crafts. Innovative ideas like the latest print-at-home luggage tags keep Qatar Airways way ahead in its game, and unbeatably it attains the first position in this prestigious list of best airlines.


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6 thoughts on “Top 10 Best Airlines in the World (Updated-List)”

  1. Tomorrow at 18:20 i will fly with Qatar From Istanbul (Turkiye) To Doha (Qatar) proceeding to Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) which means i am flying with world Number one Airline.


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